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Lessons From Life

Rules For Life: The Child's Version

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Kids, listen up. Leigh Newman shares a little wisdom about multiple-choice tests, stuffed animals and the secret hidden in every bo...

4 Totally Surprising Life Lessons We All Need To Learn

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Brené Brown As unique as we all are, an awful lot of us want the same things. We want to shake up our current less-than-fulfilling lives. We wa...

The Secret To Avoiding Painful Situations

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

Take the time to discover your real intention before you act. If it is to change someone or the world so that you will feel safe or better about yourself, don't act on it, because it is an intention of fear and can create only painful consequences.

Whitney Houston and the Perfectly Imperfect Life

Tom Davis | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Tom Davis

Growing up, I wanted to be the greatest at whatever I did, the guy who'd rise above the troubles of my family. I wanted to become the Muhammad Ali, even the Whitney Houston, in my corner of the world.

Everything I Need To Know I Relearned From Cancer

Red Room | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Cancer. It teaches so much, even as it confounds and confuses. James Dean, whose young life was snatched not by cancer but a car crash, wisely advised, "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."

Valuable Lessons of 2011

Amy Chan | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

You will lose your job. You will have your heart broken. The person you admired will disappoint you. You will make mistakes that you'll regret. You will fall. And you will get up. Life's curveballs are inevitable, therefore position yourself so that the "getting up" part is not so crippling.

Life: Your Continuing Education

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Have you ever considered that everyone and everything that stands before you in every given moment of your life is an invitation from the universe to learn something vitally important?